Priscansermarinus

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Priscansermarinus
Temporal range: Burgess Shale
Priscansermarinus barnetti.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Infraclass: Cirripedia
Order: Pedunculata
Infraorder: Lepadomorpha
Family: Cyprilepadidae
Genus: Priscansermarinus
Collins & Rudkin, 1981
Species: P. barnetti
Binomial name
Priscansermarinus barnetti
Collins & Rudkin, 1981

Priscansermarinus barnetti is an organism known from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale, which probably represents a species of lepadomorph barnacle.[1] Four specimens of P. barnetti are known from the Greater Phyllopod bed.[2]

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  1. ^ Desmond Collins & David M. Rudkin (1981). "Priscansermarinus barnetti, a probable lepadomorph barnacle from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale of British Columbia". Journal of Paleontology 55 (5): 1006–1015. 
  2. ^ J. B. Caron & D. A. Jackson (2006). "Taphonomy of the Greater Phyllopod Bed community, Burgess Shale". Palaios 21 (5): 451–465. doi:10.2110/palo.2003.P05-070R.